Embassy Mexico City hosts Memorial Day ceremony

The Marine Security Detachment at Embassy Mexico City presented the colors, as Chargé d’Affaires John Creamer led a ceremony on Memorial Day to remember the men and women who paid the ultimate...

PDAA honors outstanding PD initiatives

The Public Diplomacy Association of America (PDAA)—a not-for-profit, voluntary association of public diplomacy professionals—announced winners of its annual awards for excellence in public diplomacy by honoring individuals who, during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Embassy Kathmandu collaborates to provide PPE

During the height of the COVID-19 crisis in spring 2021, Nepal was overwhelmed by a second wave of the coronavirus, quickly running out of hospital beds, ventilators, and oxygen reserves. Despite international...

Ceremony celebrates new consulate in Mexico

Consul General Ken Roy hosted a topping-out ceremony to celebrate the structural completion of the new U.S. Consulate General in Hermosillo, Mexico. The event was attended by local government officials, project contractors,...

Take Your Child to Work Day goes virtual

Secretary of State Antony Blinken opened Take Your Children to Work Day (TYCTWD) with a welcome video message, April 22. In the video, Blinken answered questions from Department of State employees’ children...

Embassy Apia and U.S. Forest Service help Samoan mangroves

A $50,000 grant funded by the Department of State and administered by the U.S. Forest Service is helping the village of Moata’a restore its renowned mangroves. The village logo reads “Your Village,...

Embassy N’Djamena celebrates women

Embassy N’Djamena hosted a celebration of women at their annual International Women’s Day gathering, March 12. Chargé d'Affaires David Gilmour opened the event in the embassy’s courtyard; then, a panel discussed gender...

Embassy Bamako highlights female filmmakers

To conclude Women’s History Month, Embassy Bamako brought 10 young female filmmakers together with Mali’s Minister of Women, Children, and Families for a breakfast conversation about how film can spark dialogues around...

Mission Uganda leader visits with local beekeepers

USAID Mission Director Richard Nelson visited Golden Bees Honey Shop Ltd. located in Nakapiripirit district in northeastern Uganda, March 22. During the visit, he interacted with members of the Muruita Honey Producers...

Embassy Brazzaville celebrates women in style

The men and women of the Embassy Brazzaville community donned a fabric specially designed for this year’s celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8. At the event, Chargé d’Affaires Daniel Travis announced...

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